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What Makes Us Writers Write?

I was attending a talk on writing last week when the writer who was giving the talk said something like: “Writers lie. We lie. We tell lies. When we write about something it is our version that we tell, as … Continue reading

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Sweet And Sour

Do you remember your senior year in high school? When you were anxiously looking forward to whatever it was you had planned to do? To go to college, join the football team, travel to Europe, etc. In other words, follow … Continue reading

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The Strangeness Of Time

Right after I posted my blog article ‘As I Look Back’, I came across one of Hemingway’s quotes in his biography by Carlos Baker that I hadn’t noticed before. I’ve read this book several times since September 1980, when I … Continue reading

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As I Look Back

Is there anything as difficult as making up your mind when faced with a crisis? Arthur Miller wrote: “A character is defined by the kinds of challenges he cannot walk away from. And by those he has walked away from … Continue reading

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When You Touch It Right

Six months ago when my daughter suggested that I start a blog, I was so skeptical. “Me? A blog? I don’t know anything about blogs! I don’t know if I’ll be able to post an article every day.” “I’m sure … Continue reading

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